Inhabited by many large tribes,
presents a rich wealth of traditional folk and tribal dances. Bathkamma is
a special festival to the Telangana region. In the month-long festival,
Goddess Bathkamma's idol is worshipped and taken to rivers and lakes and
floated in the evening.
Bathakamma is an exclusively female folk-dance of Telangana region performed in front of the idol of Goddess Bathkamma's. Especially newly married women, perform it with a great feeling for the peace and success of their married life.
The legend behind this dance tells us that a Rajput king had a beautiful daughter named Saijanbai. After marriage she was sent her in-laws to her father's house after marriage because she could not perform the household duties.